Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book
Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book Civil Engineering in Europe 1883-84 rare French illustrated journal huge book
$ 250.00

(Old Books, Periodicals, Bound Volumes, Civil Engineering, Architecture, French Magazines, European engineering projects of early 20th century)

Le Genie Civil: Revue Generale des Industries Francaises et Etrangers.
Published weekly, 1883-84, Paris by Talansier. (volume 4).
434 pages. Text in French. Hundreds of diagrams, including many double page plates, appears to be complete as issued. Rare monumental book.

Period 1/4 leather binding, raised bands, gilt compartments and title lettering, marbled covers.

Binding well age worn, leather rubbed and scuffed with some splitting at joint ends, covers still firmly and strongly attached, rear lower corner of rear cover is chipped away exposing bottom corner of text block. Contents remain overall clean, book still sound and tightly bound as issued.

Book is physically well over 100 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.

Scarce professional journal with detailed advanced engineering articles, many technically illustrated.

Monumental heavy volume with a profusion of diagrams, photographs and illustrations throughout, including at least one double page plate in every issue.

Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this large oversize heavy antique item survives.

Book Measures c. 13 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W. A large heavy book.

[B13117].